Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 23:53 UTC, submitted by danB
Legal Cisco has sued Apple over the use of the 'iPhone' brand. "Cisco today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against Apple, Inc., seeking to prevent Apple from infringing upon and deliberately copying and using Cisco's registered iPhone trademark."
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Brand names
by zegenie on Thu 11th Jan 2007 07:02 UTC
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Seriously, when Microsoft managed to "win" the case vs Lindows, because of their use of the generic, non-copyrightable term "windows", I see no reason why Apple can't argue that they "own" the rights to use any and all iThis- and iThat-names. It makes just as much sense.

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